Gaithersburg Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Gaithersburg is 69,109. 25.55% is under 18, while 12.10% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 8.93% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.55% were 18 years or younger and 23.06% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.47% female and 47.53% male.

Gaithersburg Housing

According to the US Census, Gaithersburg has 29,266 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Gaithersburg was 91.45%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $418,000

Gaithersburg Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 53.94% of Gaithersburg's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 17.09% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 16.56% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 0.92%

White Alone34.84%
Asian Alone19.10%
Some Other Race Alone17.09%
Black Or African American Alone16.56%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.92%
White Black Or African American0.86%

How Educated is Gaithersburg

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 26.3% of Gaithersburg residents had a bachelor's degree, while 26.7% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 53.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Gaithersburg CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher88.7%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher55.5%
Graduate Or Professional Degree26.7%
Bachelors Degree26.3%
Some College Or Associates Degree20.2%
Some College No Degree16.8%

Average Income in Gaithersburg

The median household income in Gaithersburg is $99,429. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $99,429.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $110,445 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $121,284.

A closer examination of the income groups of Gaithersburg households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (16.7%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (16.5%). 4.2% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$121,284
Nonfamily households$87,571